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Cattleya gaskelliana

Discussion in 'Orchid Hybrids' started by nikv, Jun 24, 2009.

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  1. nikv

    nikv Member

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    Hi!

    I was watering in the greenhouse this morning and I noticed that the flowers on my Cattleya gaskelliana had opened, so I took a few photos. First, here is a close-up of one of the flowers:

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    And here is a photo of the whole plant:

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    I purchased this plant years ago at the San Francisco Orchid Show from Andy's Orchids. It was in a 3-1/2 inch pot. Today, it is overflowing an eight-inch pot. The flower has a 6-1/4 inch natural spread. It definitely needs to be divided and soon!

    Best Regards,
    Nik
     
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  2. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    So elegant!. Very well done. I wouldn't want to be the one who had to break up that puppy.
     
  3. Mary Jane

    Mary Jane New Member

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    Lovely flowers! It looks like you have your work cut out for you!
     
  4. Alexis

    Alexis New Member

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    That's a lush lookin' plant!